Breast-feeding is more beneficial than bottle-feeding, not only for the baby, but for the mother as well. There are many reasons to promote breast-feeding. One such reason is the fact that the protein in the breast milk is easier to digest than commercialized formulas. Also, breast milk helps to prevent against things such as "gastroenteritis, respiratory infections, otitis media, some cancers, juvenile diabetes and allergic reactions." Breastfeeding also helps prevent against allergies. Breast milk can
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protein than mature milk. It is also slightly lower in fat, yet is richer in fatty acids.
However, bottle-feeding does keep the baby full for a longer period of time. This is due to the fact that formula contains more fat than breast-milk, and also breast-milk is thinner than formula. Breast-milk is also easier digested than formula, therefore, it takes longer for the baby to become hungry again when he or she is fed formula.